Taught course

Supportive and Palliative Care

Sheffield Hallam University · Faculty Health and Wellbeing

Entry requirements

Typically you need a degree or equivalent in a health or social care discipline. You should be working in a general or specialist area of supportive or palliative care. If you are accepted on the course, we will send you preparatory tasks and course information at least two months before you begin. Late applicants receive this information as soon as they are accepted unconditionally. If English is not your first language, you need an IELTS score of 7.0 or TOEFL or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

This course enables you to give vital treatment and support patients with life-threatening illnesses to achieve the best quality of life. It is designed to be flexible, allowing you to tailor your studies to your needs and area of practice.

Key points
• Enhance your existing knowledge with an extended period of study and research.
• Learn from a range of medical professionals who have input on course materials.
• Get the support of an academic supervisor throughout your studies.
• Consolidate previous certificated study gaining accreditation towards this qualification.

Information for international students

Please visit our website at http://www.shu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit http://www.shu.ac.uk/international/scholarships-bursaries to find out more.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
distance learning
36 months


part time
24 months
distance learning
24 months


part time
12 months
distance learning
12 months

Course contact details

Post-experience and Postgraduate Office
0114 225 2373
0114 225 5495